Phyllis Drenzek, 89, retired secretary, longtime Ridgefielder

Phyllis McMahon Drenzek of Ridgefield, a former secretary and longtime resident, died April 29. She was 89 years old and the widow of Edmund Drenzek.

A native of Philadelphia, Pa., she was born Sept. 13, 1923, a daughter of Philip and Maria Dispels McMahon. She grew up in Philadelphia and had worked as a secretary in New York City for many years.

She and her husband, who died in 2007, lived in New York City before moving to Ridgefield in 1968.

Here, she was a homemaker who enjoyed sewing and other handiwork.

Survivors include a brother, James F. McMahon of Levittown, Pa., and a sister, Lois Parker of Suffield.

Services are private.

Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery.

Contributions in her memory may be made to the Ridgefield Visiting Nurse Association, 90 East Ridge, Ridgefield CT 06877.